WE’RE LOOKING TO TWO OF OUR FAVOURITE CITIES FOR ALTERNATIVE VALENTINES DAY RESTAURANTS!
Valentines Day is a day for celebrating with anyone and everyone that you love! To avoid the pink fluffy teddy bears and oodles of roses and help you celebrate and enjoy the day regardless of your relationship status, we’ve put together 6 alternative restaurants for you from Berlin and London.
With all vegan menus, prosecco pong, and the hidden gems of Soho all listed below, this Valentine’s Day is sure to be the best yet!
As the ‘New Spanish Wave’ in Berlin sees restaurants opening across the city, Bar Raval with it’s tapas and excellent wines, is leading the way. With well paired plates and an open plan kitchen, let the servers and chefs show you a expert view of Basque and Catalan cuisines.
It’s a great place to enjoy an open atmosphere and rich cultural food whilst enjoying their extensive gin menu or lively guests.
Inside a brutalist apartment building at the top end of Uhlandstrasse, Gal Ben-Moshe has been creating culinary gold. The Israeli-born chef learnt from two of molecular gastronomy’s leading lights, Claudi Bosi at Hibiscus and Grant Achatz of Alinea.
There are two menus, one entirely vegan, so this is the place to go if that #veganuary stuck and is now a permanent lifestyle choice!
Whether you’re native to Berlin or not, the Grill Royal is a favourite destination for the art scene, where locals and tourists similarly come to enjoy the varied steaks and views of the promenade. It’s the perfect place to take a group of friends set on celebrating in a lively atmosphere!
A bastion of old Soho since 1986, Andrew Edmunds wine bar and bistro is a small hidden gem without any pretension. The charming spot has tasty wholesome food, a fantastic selection of wines and candles that have seen more than a couple of cosy date nights.
Winterland reopens its doors and roof top especially for Valentines Day! With cherry blossom igloos available for the evening, it’s a spot in London that has appeared on everyone’s instagram feeds over winter.
Located on Wandsworth Bridge Road, the unusual restaurant offers prosecco-pong, cosy winter lodges and wood fired pizzas- what are you waiting for? It’s sure to book up fast, so book now.
Bob Bob Ricard
For a classy evening, head to Bob Bob Ricard, where the dress code is described as ‘elegant’. From pressing a button for champagne to a menu filled with truffles, oysters and caviar, this is the place to go if you’ve just bought a new suit and are looking to impress.